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  1. Halfpenny, Irish Excited for 2012

    Feb 16, 2012, 9:04 AM EDT

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    As the winter winds down (fingers crossed), the spring sports slate picks up this weekend. The baseball and softball teams hit the road, while the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams play home games at Arlotta Stadium. I recently spoke with new women’s head coach Christine Halfpenny to talk about her experience at Notre Dame so…

  2. Nemetz Steals Show at BIG EAST Championships

    Feb 13, 2012, 3:21 PM EDT

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    It was a big weekend in the pool for Notre Dame freshman Nick Nemetz. The Ann Arbor, Mich. native took home a pair of titles at the BIG EAST Conference Diving Championships, winning the 1-meter and 3-meter events at the University of Pittsburgh’s Trees Pool. Nemetz won his first career collegiate title on Friday evening,…

  3. Lefty Fest

    Feb 9, 2012, 11:33 AM EDT

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    When Charles “Lefty” Smith came to South Bend in 1968 as the first varsity hockey coach, his process to build a program was much more difficult than people in the modern era can realize. “It was very exciting when they first came to town, actually he and (assistant coach) Tim McNeill both had to start…

  4. Meyo Invitational Set For This Weekend

    Feb 3, 2012, 11:19 AM EDT

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    This weekend at the Loftus Sports Center, the Notre Dame track & field team will host the 25th annual Meyo Invitational. The Meyo Invitational is known around the country as one of the premier track meets of the indoor season, and this year is no exception. The meet kicks off today with the long jump…

  5. Incredible.

    Jan 21, 2012, 7:47 PM EDT

    The magic at Purcell continues. Syracuse joins the list with North Carolina, DePaul, Marquette, San Francisco and UCLA. For the sixth consecutive time, and first in nearly 25 years, a #1 team arrives at the Purcell Pavilion and leaves with a loss. Jumping out to an early 11-2 advantage, the Fighting Irish led from the…

  6. History On Their Side

    Jan 16, 2012, 2:01 PM EDT

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    On Saturday, the Syracuse Orange will pay a visit to South Bend for a 6 p.m. nationally-televised game against the Fighting Irish men’s basketball team. After playing a few home games during the semester break, the students have returned and the “Leprechaun Legion” will be back in action at the Purcell Pavilion. Growing up near…

  7. Women’s Tennis Duo Continues To Impress

    Nov 2, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT

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    Seniors Kristy Frilling and Shannon Matthews wanted to leave their mark on Notre Dame before they left school. By winning the 2011 ITA Midwest Regionals Doubles title last week, this dynamic duo has certainly achieved that goal. Frilling and Matthews jumped out to an early 4-1 lead over the top-seeded team of Northwestern’s Nida Hamilton…

  8. The Workout Irish Rowing Loves to Hate

    Sep 14, 2011, 3:38 PM EDT

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    As the Irish gear up for the 2011 season, which begins on Sunday in Ann Arbor, Mich., here’s a look at one of their summer workouts at the Warren Dunes.

  9. Sachire Coaches Elite College Team in U.S. Open

    Sep 2, 2011, 3:27 PM EDT

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    Associate head men’s tennis coach Ryan Sachire recently returned from the U.S. Open in Flushing, N.Y., where he co-coached the 2011 United States Tennis Association Collegiate Team with Alabama assistant coach Bo Hodge. “It was an honor to be chosen for such a prestigious role within the USTA,” said Sachire. “I saw this opportunity as…

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